2005 Photo Contest, Portraits, 2nd prize

Nina Berman

Redux Pictures for Mother Jones

09 April, 2004

American military personnel, injured by insurgent activity in Iraq, re-adjust to life back home: Sergeant Joseph Mosner (35), of 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division was wounded when a roadside bomb exploded in Baghdad on 16 December 2003. Among other injuries, the blast ripped apart the left side of his face and took off his scalp down to the skull.

About the photographer

Nina Berman

Nina Berman has been an editorial and documentary photographer for more than 20 years, focusing primarily on the American political and social landscape. She is the author of Pur...

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